Hunsbury Hill Road. Camp Hill. Northampton NN4 9UW. Tel: 01604~702031

Updated 11/10/2014. Visitor Number:

Join us here at Hunsbury for our spooky capers. Ride the ghost train through the country park in the dark. Sample our special halloween food and above all prepare to be scared.

Magic shows on both nights by MARK TRAVERSONI



Open 6pm

6.30pm First Train departs

7.00pm - 8.00pm Magic show

8.00pm - 8.30pm Fancy Dress competition

8.30pm - 9.30pm Magic Show


Admission is £ 9.00 per person.


The ghoul express guard will ride the train, and tell you all about the ghostly goings on here at halloween. Come and see if you dare. Beware... surprises maybe in store. Fancy dress is encouraged by all the family.

Get photographs taken with our ghouls for your family album, Bookings will be taken either by calling our hotline or by email.


SPECIAL Family ticket package - booking essential

2 adults & 2 children (both under 12) for £ 28.00


Prices include Magic show, train travel, Hot Halloween food & drink


Call David on 07908-264556 or 01604 769750

Hot Line open from 10.00 ~ 21.00 daily.

Booking is best to ensure your place

We do not charge a booking fee

Admission fee covers the costs & a small profit for the Trust


Go on be a Devil....come and join the fun all this for under a £10 pp ... & Dress to impress
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422001 John Fowler Locomotive working at Avon mouth. The 1959 mechanical Loco is currently the main stay of the NIRT fleet seen here early in its career.Below the Fowler how it looks today in its June 2012 Jubilee Royal Claret livery


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